Sheriff: Man found in evacuation area, jailed on theft by deception charge
TROUTDALE, Ore. - Multnomah County Sheriff’s deputies jailed a man Tuesday night on a theft by deception charge.
Deputies arrested 23-year-old Cody Cunningham of Troutdale.
Sheriff Mike Reese said Cunningham had received firefighter gear, but was not on a firefighting crew.
Crew leaders notified deputies and they located Cunningham in an area that was evacuated.
Cunningham was also arrested on a parole violation. He was lodged at the Multnomah County Detention Center.
Cunningham is also a convicted sex offender. He was sentenced to four years in prison and 10 years probation for luring a minor in 2014.